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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to sociodemographic issues. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos.

Conjugal violence among LGB couples

The most recent CRDCN Research Highlight on conjugal violence reported by lesbians, gays and bisexuals persons in Canada is now available. It is based on an article by Betty Jo Barrett and Melissa St. Pierre who used the GSS 2004 to examine the issue. You can also watch Betty’s excellent presentation at a recent luncheon organized by the McMaster RDC.

14 March 2014 - 10:47am |

Cohabitation: an alternative or substitute for marriage?

Céline Le Bourdais’ Big thinking lecture is now available online: learn more about marriage and cohabitation trends in Canada and about the way couples share, or not, the management of their assets.

20 December 2013 - 9:37am |

Big Thinking Lecture

You can now register to attend Céline Le Bourdais’ lecture in French on "L’union libre : une alternative ou un substitut au mariage?" that she will give in Ottawa on December 10 as part of the Big Thinking series of the Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences.

21 November 2013 - 11:33am |


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